She genuinely cares for her clients and goes the extra mile.
At Kapri Law, we believe that every person deserves affordable and fair legal help. That is why Kapri Law was created. The courts and legal terminology can be confusing for most people. The legal process and procedure can seem daunting to someone already going through a difficult time.
Our job at Kapri Law is to help you through the process and transition to a different and often better life. We have the skills and resources to help you when you need it most. We understand what it's like to need a support system and sound advice. We are here to extend those to you during your most challenging times in life.
The owner of Kapri Law, Shadan Kapri, is a legal scholar and advocate. She was selected as a United States Fulbright Scholar and later became an attorney working on criminal and family law cases for the State of Washington. She has argued in District Court, Superior Court, the Court of Appeals, and the Washington State Supreme Court.
She was also the senior judicial law clerk for the Honorable Chief Judge Dennis Sweeney at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III. That experience gave her an insider's look at how cases are decided by judges across Eastern Washington.
Ms. Kapri is committed to her career and has been recognized for demonstrating leadership, dedication, and excellence in the legal field by becoming a Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year Award Recipient (2011). She is also the recipient of the Daily Point of Light Award. The Daily Point of Light Award was created by Former President George H. W. Bush to recognize individuals and groups committed to public service.
Shadan has been honored as "Attorney of the Year" for her contribution to the Family Law Advice Clinic in 2014, and she was honored as “Attorney of the Year” again in 2016 for her contribution to Status Conferences by the Spokane County Bar Association.
She has been ranked as one of the top attorneys for the State of Washington by Attorney & Practice Magazine and the American Institute.
She graduated in the top 15% of her class from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2005 and was a Thomas More Scholar. As an attorney, she not only advocates for her clients but explains all their legal options to help create a strategy that will give them the best results.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Washington State Top 10 Family Law Attorneys||Attorney and Practice Magazine||2019|
|Top 10 (Under 40) Family Law Attorneys for State of Washington||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2015|
|National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers||National Advocates||2015|
|Attorney of the Year: Family Law Advice Clinic||Spokane County Bar Association||2014|
|Avvo 2014 Client's Choice||Avvo||2014|
|Hall of Fame Honoree||Cambridge Who's Who||2012|
|Professional of the Year (Legal Services)||Cambridge Who's Who||2011|
|Daily Point of Light Award||Daily Point of Light||2007|
|Online Team of the Year (Poverty Reduction Project)||UNDP Volunteers||2007|
|Graduated Summa Cum Laude||University of British Columbia||2006|
|CALI Award for Excellence in International Law||Gonzaga University School of Law||2005|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Dispute Resolution||Gonzaga University School of Law||2005|
|Graduate Magna Cum Laude||Gonzaga University School of Law||2005|
|U.S. Fulbright Award Recipient||United States Fulbright Association||2005|
|Who's Who American Law Students||Who's Who Among American Law Students||2004|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing II||Gonzaga University School of Law||2004|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Property Law||Gonzaga University School of Law||2004|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing I||Gonzaga Univesity School of Law||2003|
|Thomas More Scholar||Gonzaga University School of Law||2003|
|Owner/Attorney||Kapri Law Firm & Consulting||2013 - Present|
|Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Family Law & Criminal)||Washington State||2008 - 2012|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Washington Court of Appeals, Division III||2006 - 2008|
|Intern||United Nations, Information Center||2004 - 2004|
|Legal Intern||Center for Justice||2004 - 2005|
|Legal Representative||LexisNexis||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Spokane Volunteer Lawyers Program||Member||2014 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Spokane County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program||Volunteer Attorney||2014 - Present|
|ReachOut Volunteer Program||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Domestic Violence Coalition||Member||2006 - 2009|
|Across Borders: Gonzaga Journal of International Law||Associate Editor||2004 - 2005|
|Gonzaga Univeristy Dean's Council||Member||2004 - 2005|
|Gonzaga Law Review||Associate Editor||2003 - 2005|
|Multi-Cultural Law Caucus||President||2002 - 2005|
|Canadian Foreign Policy Journal||Human trafficking: Modern day slavery in the 21st century||2006|
|The Lawyer||Gonzaga Law School Clinic Continues Tradition of Advocacy and Access to Justice||2004|
|Gonzaga Law Review||Associate Editor||N/A|
|Journal of International Law (Gonzaga University School of Law)||Associate Editor||N/A|
|Northwestern Univeristy||MA - Masters||2013|
|University of British Columbia||MA - Masters||2006|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Human Trafficking Task Force||Why the Blue Campaign is Essential in Fighting Human Trafficking Locally and Nationally||2015|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||Starting Your Own Legal Practice||2015|
|NSRN||Smarter Ways to Expand Your Business||2014|
|BNI||Access to Information and Courts||2014|
|BNI||Why Access to Justice is a Real Problem||2014|
|BNI||Why Quality, Affordable Legal Representation is Essential||2014|
|Spokane Leaders||Human Trafficking in America||2007|
|U.S. - Canadian Fulbright Program||U.S. - Canadian Role in Combating Human Trafficking||2006|
|Panel of Speakers on Olympics||How the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Impacts Human Trafficking||2006|
|Forum For Students||Why Human Trafficking Is A Threat Everywhere||2006|
|GU Law Career Conference||How Law Can Open Career Pathways||2005|
|State of Washington v. Patrick Lowden||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Bertha Bashaw||Affirmed in part; remanded in part|
|State of Washington v. Gregory Hyde||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Charles Young||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Christopher Curley||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Maritess Palmer||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Preston Carbary||Affirmed|
|State of Washington v. Flint Hastings||Affirmed|
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